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Can Purdue bounce back and win?

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I said last week that Purdue shouldn’t overlook Rutgers. Here we are a week later and Purdue is coming off a loss to Rutgers...ugh. I know they’ve improved, but losing to Rutgers really sucked the positivity and optimism away from this team. I’m sure Brohm can turn things around after a bad loss like that, but can he do it in just 1 week?

The clock is ticking, and Purdue can’t afford another loss now if they want to go to a bowl game this season. Sure, a bowl game was not the expectation for Purdue back in August, but it is now given how weak the B1G West division looks. Despite losing to Rutgers, Purdue is still favored in this game. Nebraska is better than Rutgers (since they did beat them this season), but this is a team Purdue should beat and needs to beat.

The only way Purdue removes the taste of defeat from their palate is by winning this Saturday. No more close games, just win.

Purdue vs Nebraska Game Day Vitals

Opponent Nebraska Cornhuskers
Opponent Nebraska Cornhuskers
Current Record 3-4, 2-2 Big Ten
Last Game Lost to Ohio State 56-14
Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Capacity 57,236
Surface Bermuda Grass
Mascot Herbie Husker and Lil' Red
Tickets Starting at $23 on StubHub
Starting at $25 on SeatGeek
Kickoff Time 7:30 PM EDT
TV BTN
Online Streaming BTN2Go
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 84
Odds Purdue 6 point favorites
All-Time Series Nebraska leads series 3-2
Last Purdue Win 55-45 on Oct. 31, 2015 in West Lafayette
Last Nebraska Win 27-14 on Oct. 22, 2016 in Lincoln
SB Nation Blog Representation Corn Nation
Weather Forecast Temperatures around 40 degrees, partly cloudy skies
2016 Nebraska Record 9-4, 6-3 B1G
2016 Nebraska Postseason Lost 38-24 to Tennessee in Music City Bowl
Coach Mike Riley. 3rd season at Nebraska with 18-15 record, 111-95 overall CFB coaching record